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Meet Our Staff Members

Susan Tachau

Chief Executive Officer

Susan Tachau, a founding member of PATF’s Board of Directors, was appointed Executive Director, and now Chief Executive Officer, of PATF in 2003. Susan is passionate about expanding financing opportunities for people with disabilities in order to access assistive technology. A proven leader and…

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Tracy Beck

Lending and Operations Director

Tracy Beck is PATF's Lending and Operations Director. She is responsible for implementing policies and procedures that expand opportunities for accessing assistive technology devices as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the loan program. Tracy has over 25 years’ experience in the…

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Peder Wiegner

Strategic Initiatives Director

Peder Wiegner is PATF’s Strategic Initiatives Director. He is responsible for managing and monitoring PATF’s new program development, communications, and raising funds for the mission of the organization. Leveraging the organization’s successful work over the past few decades, he will support…

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Carrie Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Carrie Anderson is PATF’s Administrative Assistant. She is often the first point of contact for callers, directing them to the appropriate staff person, and answering basic questions about the programs. She also helps with office tasks and entering online database information. Carrie has a…

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Susie Daily

Communications Director

Susie Daily is our Communications Director. She helps increase awareness about PATF's programs and services across Pennsylvania by updating our social media accounts, writing our newsletter, and creating outreach materials. If you know of a person or organization who would benefit from knowing…

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Wendy Harkins Davis

Outreach Director

Wendy Harkins Davis is PATF’s Outreach Director. She is responsible for developing and implementing PATF’s housing and outreach activities including managing PATF’s smart home technology projects and working to educate both professionals and Pennsylvanians about PATF’s programs and…

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Sarah Love

Program Associate

Sarah Love is a Program Associate and Underwriter for PATF. She is primarily responsible for helping people access funding through the Low-Interest Loan Program. Sarah also provides applicants with information about other possible assistive technology funding resources. Prior to joining PATF,…

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Bonaia Rosado

Senior Program Manager

Bonaia Rosado is PATF's Senior Program Manager. She assists in the underwriting activities associated with PATF’s loan programs, including financial education. She helps educate applicants and their families about available community and funding resources. Bonaia also participates in outreach…

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Carmella Rynearson

Program Associate

Carmella Rynearson is a Program Associate and Underwriter for PATF. She is primarily responsible for helping people access funding through PATF’s Loan Programs. Carmella also provides applicants with information about other possible assistive technology funding resources. Prior to joining…

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Katherine Singh

Information & Assistance Specialist

After having worked at PATF for several summers, Katherine joined the staff part-time in September 2018 as a graduate of Bryn Mawr College with a degree in Fine Arts. She is usually the first point of contact for callers, directing them to the appropriate staff person, and answering all general…

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Marlies Singh

Financial Manager

Marlies Singh is PATF's Financial Manager. She maintains PATF’s financial records and works on the financial reporting requirements for government grants, payroll, and employee benefits. Marlies also reconciles the databases used for accounting and the loan program and assists PATF's…

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Emily Taylor

Development Manager

Emily Taylor is PATF's Development Manager. She works with community partners, stakeholders, donors, and funders to increase PATF’s reach and impact on the people we serve. She hopes to bring people together to create more opportunities for individuals with disabilities and older…

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